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capital

[kap′itəl]
Etymology: L, caput, head
1 of the highest importance; involving danger to life.
2 of or pertaining to the head of the femur.

capital

An expenditure by an NHS institution on the acquisition of land, premises (including new and refurbished), equipment and vehicles etc. An expenditure is regarded as capital if it is in excess of £5,000.

capital

(căp′ĭ-tăl) [L. capitalis]
Pert. to the head.

capital

pertaining to the head.

capital femoral epiphysis
epiphysis of the head of the femur; its detachment represents a specific syndrome in pigs.
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183) Justice White noted that of those states where the punishment was permitted, four did not punish felony murder capitally and an additional eleven required either intent to kill or "a culpable mental state .
If Harris County seceded and was thereafter annexed as the fifty-first state, the story goes, then it would immediately become America's second-most capitally active state jurisdiction--trailing only what remained of Texas.
In perhaps one of the most ludicrous examples of misuse of regression in a judicial setting, the state's expert responded mid-trial to the revelation of his coding error by trying a two-part ploy to wriggle out of the clear finding that minority on white crimes were capitally charged at a substantially higher rate than minority on minority crimes.
Fully maximizing net margins through capitally efficient operations by capitalizing on the massive amount of planned spend maximizing gross margins.
Moreover, it went further than the original to require that the victim be compensated in the form of fourfold remuneration, and that slaves or originarii condemned for the act were to be surrendered by their owners to be punished capitally.
As a result of this acquisition, communications service providers can expect new innovations to the expanded Calix Unified Access portfolio that directly address the emerging needs of the broadband-connected consumer while also making these communications service providers more capitally and operationally efficient.
Although, acknowledging the Khalsa supremacy and paying all demands made by the Sikh governor, each Khan was still a despot so far as the management of his khanship was concerned, and imposed taxes, levied fines, and in many instances punished capitally without further responses.
A tiered system of sex offender notification and registration purports to gauge the probability of reoffense (actuarial) and to relieve government agencies of invasive regulatory and rehabilitative techniques in favor of a seemingly more hands-off monitoring and deterrent approach (neoliberal); it also aims in its manifest purpose at preserving public health and safety rather than corporally or capitally punishing individuals (biopolitical).
1047, 1048 (1994) (noting that modern criminal trials are "an opportunity for the defendant's lawyer to test the prosecution case"); see also Dwight Aarons, Adjudicating Claims of Innocence for the Capitally Condemned in Tennessee: Embracing a Truth Forum, 76 TENN.
In his report on the Virginia Resolutions against the Alien and Sedition Acts (in that case concerning the alien within the United States), James Madison complained that: "If aliens had no rights under the Constitution, they might not only be banished, but even capitally punished, without a jury or the other incidents to a fair trial.
They all dilate into a sort of turkey-cock chuckle, and capitally contrast with a furious old maid at the door, who has snatched up her cane at the instant, and is sarcastically sneering at the whole company, as she hurries away in indignation at being cut off possibly with ten guineas for a ring.